Our First Fundraiser: Co-op Yard & Bake Sale

The Co-op is holding its first fundraiser – an End of Summer Co-op Yard and Bake Sale! August 21, 2010, 8am – 4pm 126 Adams Street, Keene Co-op Members Erin and Rich Grogan are hosting it, and our goal is to get at least 15 people to contribute (baking something or bringing yard sale items […]

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Why is a Co-op Important to Our Community?

These thoughts were shared at the June 28, 2010 Information Session.  Have somethings to add?  Leave a reply below. Economic Development and Social Responsibility More Product Availability Quality Food Invest in our town Make it attractive to grow food and live here Create stronger community Know your farmer To be healthier Locally there is no […]

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130 Monadnock Region residents attend Co-op Info Session

Thanks to everyone from around the Monadnock Region who came to the Co-op Info Session. Almost 130 people packed into the Kay Fox room at the Keene Public Library, and helped brainstorm some great ideas for moving forward with the co-op development process. Twelve community members signed up on the spot–and many more took membership […]

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Food Co-op Public Forum & Info Session

Monadnock Community Market Food Co-op Public Forum & Info Session Monday, June 28th, 6:30pm Keene Public Library, Kay Fox Room The Board of Directors will be on had to answer your questions about co-ops, highlight the benefits of a co-op for individuals and the region, share our timeline for opening, and offer ways people can […]

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Membership Drive LAUNCHED

The Monadnock Community Market Co-op announces Food Co-op Membership Drive Kick-Off! The plan is to open the market in downtown Keene in 2012.  It will be a member owned cooperative with an emphasis on local foods. The sooner people join as members, the closer we are to our opening date! Membership is $200 and entitles […]

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Monadnock Community Market Announces Founding Board of Directors

The Monadnock Community Market (MCM) Co-op proudly announces its founding Board of Directors: •    Deborah O’Meara, Vice President, Keene Industrial Paper Co. •    Ed Guyot, CPA/Partner, John G Burk and Associates •    Jaime Contois, New Hampshire Director, Working Families Win •    Jennifer Risley, Program Coordinator, Hannah Grimes Center •    Jim O’Neil, Professor of Management, Keene […]

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Shared Community Vision for a Local Food Co-op

The Monadnock Community Market Co-op welcomes neighbors, connects community, and contributes economically to build a healthy & sustainable food system and community. We envision a local Food Co-op adding to downtown Keene by: Making healthy, local food accessible to our community members all year round Helping to create a walkable community by providing a community-owned […]

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